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1. Worker and Kolkhoz Woman
Worker and Kolkhoz Woman is a sculpture of two figures with a sickle and a hammer raised over their heads. The concept and compositional design belong to the architect Boris Iofan. It is 24.5 metres (78 feet) high, made from stainless steel by Vera Mukhina for the 1937 World's Fair in Paris, and subsequently moved to Moscow. The sculpture is an example of socialist realism in an Art Deco aesthetic. The worker holds aloft a hammer and the kolkhoz woman a sickle to form the hammer and sickle symbol.
2. Stone Flower Fountain
The Stone Flower Fountain stands in the so-called "Industrial Square" of the Exhibition of Economic Achievements (VDNH) in Moscow, Russia. It was named and designed after the eponymous flower from Pavel Bazhov's fairy-tale "The Stone Flower".
3. Church of the Ascension
The Church of the Ascension of the Lord in Kolomenskoye is an Orthodox church in the Nagatinsky Zaton district of Moscow, in the former village of Kolomenskoye. It is a masterpiece of world architecture, the first stone tent temple in Russia.
4. Church of our Lady of Kazan
The Church of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God in Kolomenskoye is an Orthodox church in the Nagatinsky Zaton district of Moscow, in the former village of Kolomenskoye near Moscow. It was built in the middle of the XVII century. It belongs to the Danilovsky deanery of the Moscow diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church. It is part of the Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum-Reserve.
6. Museum of the Patriotic War of 1812
The Museum of the Patriotic War of 1812 is a museum in Moscow dedicated to the events of the Patriotic War of 1812. It is located in a specially built pavilion in the courtyard of the former building of the City Duma. It is a branch of the State Historical Museum. The opening took place in 2012 - on the 200th anniversary of the war with France. As of 2018, the exhibition includes more than 2000 items: medals and orders, authentic weapons, archival documents and works of art.
7. Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building
Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building is one of seven Stalinist skyscrapers laid down in September 1947 and completed in 1952, designed by Dmitry Chechulin and Andrei Rostkovsky. The main tower has 32 levels and is 176 metres (577 ft) tall. At the time of construction it was the tallest building in Europe.
8. Bolshoi Theatre
The Bolshoi Theatre is a historic theatre in Moscow, Russia, originally designed by architect Joseph Bové, which holds ballet and opera performances. Before the October Revolution it was a part of the Imperial Theatres of the Russian Empire along with Maly Theatre in Moscow and a few theatres in Saint Petersburg.
9. Усадьба Лопухиных
The Lopukhinykh Manor is a manor complex built at the end of the XVII century by Fyodor Lopukhin on the territory of the White City. In 1775-1776, the mansion was part of the temporary Prechistensky Palace, created to house the imperial court at the time of the celebration of the Kyuchuk-Kainarji peace with the Ottoman Empire. At that time, Grigory Potemkin, a favorite of Catherine II, lived in the building. After the October Revolution, the site was transferred to the jurisdiction of the Cheka, and in the 1960s, a branch of the Museum of Marx and Engels began to operate on the basis of the estate. At the end of the XX century, the building was renovated under the guidance of the International Centre of the Roerichs and re-equipped to house the Roerich Museum, which since 2016 has been a branch of the Museum of Oriental Art. In 2019, the estate was transferred to the use of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts.
10. Х. Марти
José Julián Martí Pérez was a Cuban nationalist, poet, philosopher, essayist, journalist, translator, professor, and publisher, who is considered a Cuban national hero because of his role in the liberation of his country from Spain. He was also an important figure in Latin American literature. He was very politically active and is considered an important philosopher and political theorist. Through his writings and political activity, he became a symbol of Cuba's bid for independence from the Spanish Empire in the 19th century, and is referred to as the "Apostle of Cuban Independence". From adolescence on, he dedicated his life to the promotion of liberty, political independence for Cuba, and intellectual independence for all Spanish Americans; his death was used as a cry for Cuban independence from Spain by both the Cuban revolutionaries and those Cubans previously reluctant to start a revolt.
11. Krutitsy Metochion
Krutitsy Metochion, full name: Krutitsy Patriarchal Metochion is an operating ecclesiastical estate of Russian Orthodox Church, located in Tagansky District of Moscow, Russia, 3 kilometers south-east from the Kremlin. The name Krutitsy (pl.), i.e. steep river banks, originally meant the hills immediately east from Yauza River. Krutitsy Metochion, established in the late 13th century, contains listed historical buildings erected in the late 17th century on the site of earlier 16th century foundations. After a brief period of prosperity in the 17th century, Krutitsy was shut down by imperial authorities in the 1780s, and served as a military warehouse for nearly two centuries. It was restored by Petr Baranovsky and gradually opened to the public after World War II; in 1991-1996, Krutitsy was returned to the Church and re-established as the personal metochion of Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia.
12. Tropinin and Moscow Artists of His Time Museum
The Museum of Vasily Tropinin and Moscow Artists of his time is a chamber art museum located in an Empire mansion of the XIX century. The owners of the building were the merchant family of the Petukhovs, who in 1965 transferred the mansion into the possession of the collector Felix Vishnevsky (1902-1978) for the organization of a permanent exhibition in it. The museum was founded in 1969, when Vishnevsky bequeathed the right to own the mansion and more than two hundred canvases to the state. The opening of the institution took place in 1971 on the basis of a permanent exhibition of works by artists of the XVIII-XIX centuries: Vasily Tropinin, Ivan Vishnyakov, Alexei Antropov, Ivan Argunov, Dmitry Levitsky, Sylvester Shchedrin, Dmitry Levitsky, Sergei Shchukin, Ivan Aivazovsky, Alexander Benois, Viktor Vasnetsov, Isaac Levitan, Konstantin Korovin, Vasily Polenov and others.
13. Alexander Shilov Art Gallery
The Alexander Shilov Gallery is an art gallery created in 1997 on the basis of the author's works of the People's Artist of the USSR Alexander Shilov. The main exhibition spaces of the gallery are located in the mansion of the XIX century at Znamenka Street, 3, built by architect Evgraf Tyurin. In 2003, the exhibition halls were expanded: a restoration was carried out in the neighboring mansion, as a result of which the house acquired the features of the Empire style, and a basement complex was erected underground, connecting the two buildings. As of 2019, the gallery building complex is a single architectural ensemble, which includes 22 halls with paintings and graphic works. The museum's exposition includes more than 1200 works by Alexander Shilov, donated by the artist to Moscow.
14. Menshikov Tower
Menshikov Tower, also known as the Church of Archangel Gabriel, is a Baroque Russian Orthodox Church in Basmanny District of Moscow, within the Boulevard Ring. The church was initially built in 1707 to order of Alexander Menshikov by Ivan Zarudny assisted by Domenico Trezzini, a team of Italian-Swiss craftsmen from Ticino and Fribourg cantons and Russian stonemasons from Kostroma and Yaroslavl. The earliest extant Petrine Baroque building in Moscow, Menshikov Tower was substantially altered in the 1770s. The church traditionally functioned in summer only; in winter the congregation assembled in nearby Church of Theodor Stratelates, built in 1782–1806. Church of Saint Theodore also provides the bells for ritual ringing: despite its height, Menshikov Tower does not have bells.
15. Kremlin in Izmailovo
Kreml in Izmailov is a cultural and entertainment complex built in 1998-2007 near the historic royal estate of Izmailovo. It is a wooden building, stylized as Russian architecture of the XVI-XVII centuries (neohistoricism). As of 2018, the Kremlin in Izmailovo consists of nine museums and exhibition venues: the Museum of Russian Folk Toys, the Museum of the Foundation of the Russian Navy, the Museum of the History of Russian Vodka, the Museum of Bread, the Museum of Miniatures "World History in Plasticine", the club-museum - lecture hall "Traditional Masks and Figures of the World", the Moscow Museum of Animation, the exhibition "Japan. Dolls, fairy tales, legends", as well as the interactive museum of entertaining devices "Grandfather's Attic".
16. А. В. Геловани
Prince Archil Viktorovich Gelovani was a Soviet officer and later Marshal of the engineer troops, responsible for logistics, fortification and military infrastructure during and after World War II. He was tasked on several occasions with fortifying strategically important areas and also reconstruction, including all Black Sea ports during and after World War II. He served primarily on military engineering and defense strategy posts, including being the Deputy Minister of Defence and would play a major role in the structural development of the Soviet armed forces and strategic missile forces during the Cold War era. An avenue in Georgia's capital Tbilisi and a street in the city of Sevastopol have been named after Marshal Gelovani.
17. Gorky Museum
The Gorky Museum is an architectural landmark of the "Moderne" style, the Russian term for Art Nouveau. It was built in Moscow in 1900–02 by the architect Fyodor Schechtel. It is also known as the Ryabouchinsky House, for the young Russian industrialist and art collector who built it. After the Russian Revolution in 1917, the Ryabouchinsky family emigrated to France. In 1931 the Soviet government offered the house to the writer Maxim Gorky and his family. It was his home until his death in 1936. The widow of Gorky's son continued to live in the house until her death in 1965. It then became the Gorky Museum, dedicated to his life and work. It is located in the historic center of Moscow, at 6 Malaya Nikitskaya. Admission is free.
18. Центральный музей древнерусской культуры и искусства им. Андрея Рублева
The Central Museum of Old Russian Culture and Art of Andrei Rublev is a museum of Russian church art of the Middle Ages and Modern Times. It was founded in 1947 by scientists Pyotr Baranovsky, Igor Grabar, Nikolai Voronin and Pyotr Maksimov, on whose initiative the restoration of the Spaso-Andronikov Monastery began. The official opening of the museum took place on September 21, 1960 and was timed to coincide with the 600th anniversary of the birth of icon painter Andrei Rublev. The collection consists of more than thirteen thousand icons of the XII-XX centuries, frescoes, wooden sculptures, handwritten and early printed books, objects of copper art casting, sewing, tiles, as well as archaeological finds.
19. Московский театр кукол
The Moscow Puppet Theater is the first of the existing state puppet theaters in Moscow and one of the oldest in Russia. It was founded in 1929 in the system of the State Publishing House by director Viktor Schwemberger. The theater uses various puppet techniques: from old puppets to large-sized frame puppets, conducts musical performances with the participation of a live orchestra. His repertoire also includes "performances with closed eyes", the events of which unfold in complete darkness, and all the action is based on sounds, smells, tactile sensations, which makes the performance accessible to blind people. The theater is the base venue of the Moscow International Festival of Puppet Theaters.
20. Театрально-концертный зал «Дворец на Яузе»
Theatre and Concert Hall "Palace on Yauza" is a theatre and concert hall near the Yauza River bank in the Preobrazhenskoye district of Moscow. It is located in Juravlev Square, near Elektrozavodskaya subway station. The building was built in 1903 in the style of the Rational Art Nouveau Movement and rebuilt in 1947 in the style of the Stalin Empire. International festivals, academic concerts, performances and other activities are held on the territory of the palace. In 2015, due to the upcoming renovation of the Sovremennik Theatre, all performances on its main stage were temporarily transferred to Yauza's palace. In 2012, the building was owned by "Palace on Yauze" LLC.
21. Museum of Vladimir Mayakovsky
The National Museum of Vladimir Mayakovsky is the National Museum of Vladimir Mayakovsky established in 1937 at the initiative of Lily Brick. It was originally located in Gendrikovy Lane, where the poet lived with Lilya and Osip Briki from 1926 to 1930. In 1972, the museum moved to the former public apartment in Lubyansky Proezd, where Mayakovski committed suicide. In 1989, under the project of museum scientist Taras Poliakov, the fair was modernized in a constructivist style. According to the design of architect A. V. Bokov, a four-story exhibition space was created, which was dedicated not only to the memory of poets, but also to the avant-garde of Russia.
22. Circular Kinopanorama
The Krugovaya Kinopanorama or Circular Kinopanorama - is a cinema in Moscow of Russia which plays Krugorama, a type of cinema presentation in which film is projected on a circular screen with a horizontal 360° view. This was pioneered in 1896 by French engineer Raoul Grimoin-Sanson, who played ten projectors simultaneously on a circular screen, a process he called Cinéorama. Cinerama though spelled similarly has a different meaning, and denotes three projectors on an arched screen, as does Kinopanorama. The technology used in the Moscow Circular Kinopanorama was also previously carried out by Walt Disney in 1955, in a process he called Circarama.
23. Memorial Museum of Astronautics
The Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics, also known as the Memorial Museum of Astronautics or Memorial Museum of Space Exploration, is a museum in Moscow, Russia, dedicated to space exploration. It is located within the base of the Monument to the Conquerors of Space in the north-east of the city. The museum contains a wide variety of Soviet and Russian space-related exhibits and models which explore the history of flight; astronomy; space exploration; space technology; and space in the arts. According to the Russian tourist board, the museum's collection holds approximately 85,000 different items and receives approximately 300,000 visitors yearly.
24. М. И. Кутузову
Prince Mikhail Illarionovich Golenishchev-Kutuzov was a Field Marshal of the Russian Empire. He served as a military officer and a diplomat under the reign of three Romanov monarchs: Empress Catherine II, and Emperors Paul I and Alexander I. Kutuzov was shot in the head twice while fighting the Turks and survived the serious injuries seemingly against all odds. He defeated Napoleon as commander-in-chief using attrition warfare in the Patriotic war of 1812. Alexander I, the incumbent Tsar during Napoleon's invasion, would write that he would be remembered amongst Europe's most famous commanders and that Russia would never forget his worthiness.
25. Дом культуры имени Русакова
The Rusakov Workers' Club in Moscow is a notable example of constructivist architecture. Designed by Konstantin Melnikov, it was constructed in 1927–28. The club is built on a fan-shaped plan, with three cantilevered concrete seating areas rising above the base. Each of these volumes can be used as a separate auditorium, and combined they result in a capacity of over 1,000 people. At the rear of the building are more conventional offices. The only visible materials used in its construction are concrete, brick and glass. The function of the building is to some extent expressed in the exterior, which Melnikov described as a "tensed muscle".
26. Музей шахмат Российской шахматной федерации
The Chess Museum of the Russian Chess Federation is the world's first chess museum; Its unique collection reflects the history of world and Russian chess culture. The museum's collection includes about 3000 exhibits, including several hundred chess sets, award cups, paintings, graphics, documents, awards and personal belongings of famous Russian and Soviet chess players. The museum is located in the center of Moscow, in the building of the Central House of Chess Player named after M. M. Botvinnik, at 14 Gogolevsky Boulevard. As of 2019, the exposition is open to the public on weekdays, by appointment at the Russian Chess Federation.
The Moscow Drama Theatre "Benefis" directed by Anna Nerovnaya is a Moscow theatre founded in 1987 as an experimental studio theatre shortly after its organizer Anna Nerovnaya was awarded the prize for the best director of contemporary drama at the International Theatre Festival "Lefortovo Games – 87". The initiative to create a repertoire theater in Novye Cheryomushki came from the Executive Committee of Culture of the district. At the same time, premises were allocated at 23 Garibaldi Street, building. 4. In 1991, the theater received the status of a state theater and has since been funded by the Moscow government.
28. С. Я. Батышеву
Sergei Yakovlevich Batyshev - Soviet and Russian military and scientific figure, Hero of the Soviet Union (1944), People's Deputy of the USSR (1989), full member of the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of the USSR (1974) and the Russian Academy of Education (1993), New York Academy of Sciences (1979), International Academy of Technical Education (1995), International Personnel Academy (1989), Academy of Professional Education (1990), Honorary Member of the International Academy of Education (1990), Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences (1969), Professor (1970), Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation (1995).
29. Dolgoroukys house
The Solloguba City Estate is a complex of buildings in the Central District of Moscow on Povarskaya Street. The oldest part of the mansion was built in the middle of the XVIII century under the first owner of the estate, a nobleman I. I. Vorontsov-Velyaminov. In the 1770s, the building became the property of the Dolgorukov family and was significantly reconstructed. It is not known for certain who acted as the architect of the building. In the middle of the XIX century, the estate was bought by Mikhail Bode-Kolychev, after whose death it was inherited by his son-in-law, the artist Fyodor Sollogub.
30. Дом Пороховщикова
Porokhovshchikov's house is a mansion in central Moscow at Starokonyushny Lane, 36. Built in 1871-1872, it is the building of Russian businessman and philanthropist A. A. Porokhovshchikov, owner of the Slavyansky Bazar Hotel and restaurant of the same name. Built on an ancient wooden foundation, this building successfully integrates the skills of national architectural tradition. This mansion is composed of thick logs, decorated with carved pillars, eaves and pillars. It is large in size and picturesque in appearance. The design of this house won an award at the Vienna World Expo in 1873.
31. А. М. Василевскому
Aleksandr Mikhaylovich Vasilevsky was a Soviet career-officer in the Red Army who attained the rank of Marshal of the Soviet Union in 1943. He served as the Chief of the General Staff of the Soviet Armed Forces (1942–1945) and Deputy Minister of Defense during World War II, and as Minister of Defense from 1949 to 1953. As the Chief of the General Staff from 1942 to 1945, Vasilevsky became involved in planning and coordinating almost all the decisive Soviet offensives in World War II, from the Operation Uranus of November 1942 to the assaults on East Prussia, Königsberg and Manchuria.
The T-72 is a family of Soviet main battle tanks that entered production in 1969. The T-72 was a development of the T-64, which was troubled by high costs and its reliance on immature developmental technology. About 25,000 T-72 tanks have been built, and refurbishment has enabled many to remain in service for decades. It has been widely exported and has seen service in 40 countries and in numerous conflicts. The Russian T-90 introduced in 1992 and the Chinese Type 99 are further developments of the T-72. Production and development of various modernized T-72 models continues today.
Bunker 703 (CHZ-703) is a Moscow underground structure under project number 703, formerly owned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR. Construction lasted from 1948 to 1961, after the completion of the work, the premises were used as a repository of classified documents. The bunker is located at a depth of 43 meters opposite the chocolate factory "Rot Front" next to the metro station "Paveletskaya" and has a connection with the service branch of the Moscow metro. In 2018, an interactive museum of modern urban fortification was opened in the underground premises.
34. Храм Иконы Божией Матери Нечаянная Радость в Марьиной Роще
The Church of the Icon of the Mother of God "Unexpected Joy" in Maryina Roscha is an Orthodox church in the Maryina Roscha district of Moscow. It belongs to the Trinity Deanery of the Moscow Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church. It was built in 1899-1904 in the style of Russian churches of the XVII century. The church has a Sunday school for children and adults, a parish library, and the editorial office of the newspaper Pravoslavnaya Moskva. The temple has been operating without interruption since its construction. The church building is not under state protection.
35. Lermontov Museum House
The House-Museum of Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov is a museum dedicated to the work of the poet Mikhail Lermontov. It is located in Moscow at Malaya Molchanovka Street, 2 and is part of the State Literary Museum. Lermontov lived in this mansion with his grandmother Elizaveta Arsenyeva from 1829 to 1832. The museum was opened in 1981 thanks to the initiative of the writer and TV presenter Irakli Andronikov. As of 2018, the collection includes antique furniture of the XIX century, a collection of lifetime editions, photographs and images of the poet's family and friends.
36. St. Prince Daniil
The memorial to Prince Daniel Moskovsky is a monument in the square of Danilovskaya Square in Moscow. It was erected to commemorate the 850th anniversary of the founding of Moscow and in honor of the Holy Blessed Grand Duke Daniel Alexandrovich, the founder of the nearby Danilov Stavropegic Monastery, whose schema monk was the Grand Duke himself. It was established in 1997. The authors are sculptors A. Korovin, V. Mokrousov, architect D. Sokolov. The monument is located at the fork of Lyusinovskaya and Bolshaya Serpukhovskaya streets near the Tulskaya metro station.
37. Prince Golitsyn Family Estate
The Golitsyn Manor in Znamensky Lane is a manor complex built in 1759-1766 for Prince Mikhail Golitsyn by architect Savva Chevakinsky. From 1775 to 1776, Catherine II lived in the Golitsyn estate, who came to Moscow to celebrate the conclusion of the Kuchuk-Kainarji peace treaty with the Ottoman Empire. Especially for the Empress, a wooden Prechistensky Palace was erected on the territory of the estate, connected to the main building and neighboring estates by long corridors. After the departure of Catherine II to St. Petersburg, the structure was dismantled.
38. Московский музей анимации
The Moscow Museum of Animation is the first international animation museum in Russia, opened in 2006 by employees of the Soyuzmultfilm film studio. The collection of exhibits is connected with the history of the development of animation and animation in Russia and abroad. Currently, the main exposition is located on the territory of the Izmailovsky Kremlin, and the museum also owns the VDNH pavilion "House of Culture", closed for repairs until 2018. The founder is animator Leonid Aronovich Shvartsman. The director of the museum is Larisa Evgenievna Vyborgova.
39. С. И. Спасокукоцкому
The memorial to Sergei Spasokukotsky is a monument to the Russian and Soviet scientist, surgeon, creator of the Soviet clinical school Sergei Spasokukotsky. Sculptor Vsevolod Lishev and his student Ekaterina Belashova created the monument in 1944. However, its opening took place only in 1946, and according to other sources - in 1947. The place for installation was chosen in front of the building of the City Clinical Hospital named after Nikolai Pirogov, in which the academician worked for many years. In 1960, the monument was taken under state protection.
40. С. Ф. Аверьянов
Sergei Fedorovich Averyanov is a Soviet scientist in the field of hydraulic engineering and land reclamation. Developer of the theory and methodology of water regime management on reclaimed lands, forecasting the water-salt regime of soils during irrigation. Under his leadership, a number of major land reclamation and hydraulic engineering projects were built in the USSR, in particular, an automated reclamation system at the Lesnoye facility in Belarusian Polesie. His theoretical developments were also included in the normative documents of the USSR.
41. Погодинская изба
Pogodinskaya Izba is a historic building on the Maiden's Field in Moscow, designed by architect Nikolai Nikitin as a gift to historian and collector Mikhail Pogodin at the expense of entrepreneur Vasily Kokorev. It is a tall wooden log house, decorated in the traditions of folk wooden architecture. The construction of this hut gave impetus to the development of the Russian style in the architecture of the XIX century and largely shaped its direction. It had a significant impact on the development of the Russian style of the mid-late XIX century.
42. Дом-музей А. И. Герцена
The House-Museum of Alexander Ivanovich Herzen is a museum dedicated to the activities of the writer Alexander Herzen. Located in Moscow at 27 Sivtsev Vrazhek Lane, it is a branch of the State Literary Museum. The exposition is located in a wooden mansion in the Empire style, built in the 1820s, where Herzen lived from 1843 to 1847. The museum was opened in 1976 on the initiative of the writer's relatives. As of 2018, the collection includes more than five hundred exhibits: lifetime editions, photographs and personal belongings of the writer.
43. Владимир Высоцкий
Vladimir Semyonovich Vysotsky, was a Soviet singer-songwriter, poet, and actor who had an immense and enduring effect on Soviet culture. He became widely known for his unique singing style and for his lyrics, which featured social and political commentary in often humorous street-jargon. He was also a prominent stage- and screen-actor. Though the official Soviet cultural establishment largely ignored his work, he was remarkably popular during his lifetime, and to this day exerts significant influence on many of Russia's musicians and actors.
44. Усадьба Охотниковых
The city estate of the Okhotnikovs, the city estate of the Stepanovs is a manor in Moscow at 32/1 Prechistenka Street. An object of cultural heritage of federal significance. The manor complex includes the main house facing Prechistenka Street, a fragment of the original manor fence and a closed unfenced courtyard, along the perimeter of which there are two wings and two service buildings unique in their architecture on the scale of Moscow. The estate is best known for the fact that before the revolution it housed the Polivanovsky gymnasium.
45. Музей русской усадебной культуры
The Museum of the Russian Manor Culture "Vlahernskoe-Kuzminki" is a museum located in the service wing of the Kuzminki manor complex, built at the beginning of the XVIII century. The exposition is dedicated to the former owners of the estate - Barons Stroganov and Princes Golitsyn, as well as the noble and peasant cultures of the XIX century. The museum was opened in 2000 as a branch of the museum association "Museum of Moscow". The collection includes antique furniture, artwork, as well as household items of the XVIII-XIX centuries.
46. Ар Деко
The Art Deco Museum is the first private museum in Russia of a collection of objects in the Art Deco style, created on the initiative of entrepreneur and philanthropist Mkrtich Okroevich Okroyan. The museum is located on the territory of the former pharmaceutical factory of Friedrich Bayer "Bayer & Co" and first opened its doors to visitors on December 19, 2014. The main purpose of the museum is to acquaint the Russian audience with the era of Art Nouveau and Art Deco, to carry out exhibition, research and educational activities.
47. Moscow Archaeology Museum
The Museum of Archaeology of Moscow is a museum dedicated to archaeological excavations in Moscow. The opening took place in 1997, but due to the poor technical condition of the building in 2011, a large-scale reconstruction was carried out, which lasted until 2015. As of 2018, the exposition consists of more than two thousand exhibits and includes items from the Paleolithic era to the New Age, found during archaeological expeditions in Moscow and the Moscow region. The museum is part of the Museum Association "Museum of Moscow".
48. Ансамбль Жилые дома на Октябрьском поле
The complex of residential buildings on the Oktyabrsky Field is an architectural ensemble located in the Shchukino district of the North-Western Administrative District of Moscow. The ensemble includes houses No. 21-29 on Marshal Biryuzov Street; house No. 9, building 1 on Marshal Konev Street; houses 6-12 on Marshal Meretskov Street and house No. 6 on Marshal Sokolovsky Street. Residential buildings and objects of the local area have the status of cultural heritage sites of regional significance and are protected by the state.
49. Андрей Рублёв
The Andrei Rublev Monument is a monument in Moscow, erected in 1985. Located in front of the entrance to the former Spaso-Andronikov Monastery. The monument is dedicated to the most famous and revered Russian icon painter of the Moscow school of icon painting, book and monumental painting of the XV century, the monk of this monastery Andrei Rublev. The authors of the monument are the sculptor O. K. Komov, architects V. A. Nesterov and N. I. Komova. The monument is located in front of the building at 10 Andronevskaya Square.
50. Gallery of European and American Art
The Gallery of Art of Europe and America of the XIX-XX centuries is an art gallery that presents works by Western European and American artists of the XIX-XX centuries, including collections of impressionists and post-impressionists from the collections of patrons Sergei Shchukin and Ivan Morozov. The museum is located in the left wing of the Golitsyn estate in Znamensky Lane, which has been part of the Pushkin Museum (Pushkin Museum) since the early 1980s. The opening of the gallery took place in 2006 as its branch.
51. В. Ф. Снегирёву
Vladimir Snegirev's memorial is a monument to Vladimir Snegirev, a Russian doctor, honored professor of Moscow University, one of the founders of Russian gynecology, Vladimir Snegirev. It was opened on November 2, 1973 in front of the Clinic of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Sculptors Sergei Konenkov and Alexander Kozachok began work on the monument in 1967. The architect of the project is Eugene Stamo. In 1992, the monument was taken under state protection as an object of cultural heritage of regional significance.
52. А. В. Мазунову
The Last Address is a civic initiative to commemorate the victims of repressions in the Soviet Union. The essence of the initiative is that ordinary people deserve to be commemorated, not only "VIPs" which typically receive memorial plaques. A small commemorative plaque (palm-sized) is installed on the houses known as the last residential addresses of those arrested. Every commemorative plaque is dedicated to one person only, with the project operating according to the motto "One name, one life, one sign".
53. Дом-музей П. Д. Корина
The Pavel Karin House Museum is a memorial museum dedicated to the activities of the artist and collector Pavel Korin. It was founded in 1968 - a year after the death of the painter, who bequeathed the house and his collection of paintings to the Tretyakov Gallery. The museum was located in a house on Malaya Pirogovskaya Street, where the artist lived since 1934. The exposition consisted of a collection of iconographic works, paintings by Korin, antique furniture and archival documents of the collector.
54. Vakhtangov Theater
The State Academic Theatre named after Yevgeny Vakhtangov is a drama theatre in Moscow, Russia. It was founded in 1913 as the Student Drama Studio, headed by Yevgeny Vakhtangov. The official date of the opening of the 3rd studio of the Moscow Art Theater (Moscow Art Theater) is November 13, 1921, on this day the play "The Miracle of St. Anthony" was shown. In 1926, the studio was renamed the Vakhtangov Theater - after its founder and first director. In 1956, the theater was given the status of academic.
55. Музей музыкальной культуры
Federal State Budgetary Institution of Culture "Russian National Museum of Music", formerly — The All-Russian Museum Association of Musical Culture named after M. I. Glinka is a museum association that includes branches throughout Moscow. The main building is located on Fadeeva Street, 4. At the beginning of 1995, by decree of the President of the Russian Federation, the museum was included in the State Code of Especially Valuable Objects of Cultural Heritage of the Peoples of the Russian Federation.
56. Apartment Museum of Fyodor Dostoevsky
The Moscow House of Dostoevsky Museum Center is a memorial museum dedicated to the work of the writer Fyodor Dostoevsky. It is located in the former building of the Mariinsky Hospital, in the wing of which his family lived from 1821 to 1837. It was founded in 1928 as the Museum-Apartment of Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky, in 1940 it became part of the State Literary Museum. For 2018, the exhibition includes antique furniture, family photographs, as well as personal belongings of the Dostoevsky family.
BTS-001 OK-ML-1, Product 0.01, BTS-01 is a full-size test model of the Buran orbiter, designed for testing air transportation of the orbital complex, as well as for re-static strength tests. After the development of materials for the first flight of Buran and the subsequent actual closure of the program in 1993, it was converted into a scientific and educational attraction "Buran: Space Travel" and delivered to the Gorky Central Park of Culture and Recreation on Frunzenskaya Embankment in Moscow.
58. Museum of Private Collections
The Museum of Personal Collections of the Pushkin Museum. A. S. Pushkina is a department of the Pushkin Museum, created in 1985 on the initiative of the director Irina Antonova and collector Ilya Zilberstein to exhibit private collections donated to the museum since the 1980s. The opening took place in 1994, and in 2005 the department was moved to the restored estate on Volkhonka, 8. In 2013, the second building of the architectural complex was opened, connected to the estate by a glass atrium.
59. Катастрофе дирижабля СССР-В6
SSSR-V6 OSOAVIAKhIM was a semi-rigid airship designed by Italian engineer and airship designer Umberto Nobile and constructed as a part of the Soviet airship program. The airship was named after the Soviet organisation OSOAVIAKhIM. V6 was the largest airship built in the Soviet Union and one of the most successful. In October 1937, it set a new world record for airship endurance of 130 hours 27 minutes under command of Ivan Pankow, beating the previous record by the German airship Graf Zeppelin.
60. Сад имени П. И. Травникова
The Pavel Ivanovich Travnikov Botanical Garden is a unique garden located in Moscow in the courtyard of house 8 on Frunzenskaya Embankment. It stores on its territory of 0.27 hectares 13 species of plants from the Red Book and other rare plant species. The garden is a monument of historical landscape architecture and nature, artificially created by human hands. The garden was founded in 1958 and named after its founder Pavel Ivanovich Travnikov. The nearest metro station is Park Kultury.
61. Сергей Есенин
Sergei Alexandrovich Yesenin (Russian: Сергей Александрович Есенин, IPA: [sʲɪrˈɡʲej ɐlʲɪkˈsandrəvʲɪtɕ jɪˈsʲenʲɪn];, sometimes spelled as Esenin, was a Russian lyric poet. He is one of the most popular and well-known Russian poets of the 20th century, known for "his lyrical evocations of and nostalgia for the village life of his childhood – no idyll, presented in all its rawness, with an implied curse on urbanisation and industrialisation."
62. Tsarina's Golden Chamber
The Tsarina's Golden Chamber is the official reception room of the Russian tsarinas, where they held formal celebrations of Russian monarchs' weddings, meetings with Russian and foreign clergy, and receptions for relatives of the imperial family and for ladies of the court. It is part of the tsar's palace in the Moscow Kremlin. Золотая Царицына Палата is also the name of the building that houses the chamber, this time using Палата in the sense of "palace".
63. Ажурный дом
The Openwork House is a monument of experimental housing construction in the Art Deco style, located in Moscow at the intersection of Begovaya Street and Leningradsky Prospekt. It was erected by architects Andrei Konstantinovich Burov and Boris Nikolaevich Blokhin in 1939-1940 by the method of large-block construction. The project was developed as a variant of standard development, combining the efficiency of prefabricated housing construction and artistic expressiveness.
64. The House of Tsar Peter I from Holland
The Dutch house of Peter I is one of the exhibits of the Moscow Kolomenskoye Museum-Reserve, a full-size exterior and interior model of the house of Peter I in Zaandam. It was donated to Russia by the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands as part of the 2013 Cross Year of Russian-Dutch Cooperation. It was erected on the territory of the museum-reserve by the forces of the 101st engineering battalion of the city of Wezepa of the armed forces of the Netherlands.
65. В. И. Ленину
Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known as Vladimir Lenin, was a Russian lawyer, revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. He served as the first and founding head of government of Soviet Russia from 1917 to 1924 and of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1924. Under his administration, Russia, and later the Soviet Union, became a one-party socialist state governed by the Communist Party. Ideologically a Marxist, his development of the ideology is known as Leninism.
66. Музей-мастерская А. С. Голубкиной
The Anna Golubkina Museum is a museum in memory of the sculptor Anna Golubkina in Moscow. It is located in the former art workshops that Golubkina rented from 1910 until her death (1927). The opening of the museum took place seven years later - in 1934, but due to changes in the cultural policy of the USSR in 1952, it was closed. By decree of the city authorities, the museum was reopened in 1972. In 1986, Anna Golubkina's studio became part of the Tretyakov Gallery.
67. Часовня князя Даниила
The Daniel Moskovsky Chapel is an Orthodox chapel in the square on Serpukhovskaya Zastava Square in Moscow in honor of the Holy Blessed Grand Duke Daniil Alexandrovich, the founder of the Danilovsky Stavropegic Monastery, whose schema monk was the Grand Duke himself, located nearby. It was recreated again in 1998 by architects Y. G. Alonov and D. G. Sokolov. The chapel is located on the way to the Danilovsky Stauropegic Monastery from the Tulskaya metro station.
68. Museum of Oriental Arts
The State Museum of Oriental Art is one of the biggest cultural institutions in the world for preservation, research, and display of Oriental art. The museum was founded in 1918 as a part of soviet programme to support unique cultures of USSR subdivisions. Since 1970 the museum is located in the centre of Moscow in the historical building known as the Lunins' House, a private residence built in the early 19th century by the famous architect Domenico Gilardi.
69. посёлок Сокол
Sokol is the first cooperative residential settlement in Moscow, founded in 1923. It is located in the Northern Administrative District, not far from the Sokol metro station built later. The village "Sokol" has become one of the embodiments of the concept of a garden city. Since 1979, the village has been under state protection as a monument to urban planning in the first years of Soviet power. Since 1989, the village of Sokol has passed to self-government.
70. Alexander Fadeev
The Alexander Fadeev Monument is a sculptural ensemble dedicated to the Soviet writer Alexander Aleksandrovich Fadeyev (1901–1956) and the heroes of his works "Defeat" and "Young Guards". Established in Moscow on the Miusskaya square in front of the Palace of Pioneers and Schoolchildren. The authors of the monument are sculptor V. A. Fedorov, architects M. E. Konstantinov, V. N. Fursov. The monument has the status of an identified cultural heritage site.
71. Государственный Биологический музей им. К.А. Тимирязева
The State Biological Museum of K. A. Timiryazev in Moscow is a natural science museum founded on April 24, 1922. Since 1934, the museum has been located within the walls of an architectural monument of federal significance - a complex of buildings of the former Museum of Russian Antiquities of Pyotr Ivanovich Shchukin, built in the Russian style in 1892-1915 in the possession of Shchukin at Malaya Gruzinskaya Street, 15, p. 1, 2, 3, 7.
72. Храм Преподобного Сергия Радонежского на Ходынском поле
The Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh on the Khodynka Field is a lost Orthodox church in Moscow, located at the summer military camps on the Khodynka Field. It was built in 1892-1893 at the expense of philanthropists, operated in the summer. The wooden church is designed in the neo-Russian style, the author of the project is the architect Ivan Khorodinov. After the October Revolution, the temple was closed and demolished by the 1930s.
73. Солнце Москвы
The Sun of Moscow is a panoramic wheel in VDNKh park, Moscow, Russia. It was constructed in 2022 as a replacement for previously dismantled Moscow-850. At 140 m high minus the height of the elevated platform, it became the tallest Ferris wheel in Russia and in Europe, surpassing London Eye in raw height, while still smaller in diameter. The wheel opened on the City Day 11 September 2022, when Moscow's 875th anniversary was celebrated.
74. П. П. Вавилову
Pyotr Petrovich Vavilov is a Soviet scientist in the field of breeding and seed production of fodder crops. Member of the Great Patriotic War (engineer-captain). Doctor of Agricultural Sciences (1964), Academician (1973) and President (1978-1984) of the Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Honored Scientist of the RSFSR (1976), Corresponding Member of the USSR Academy of Sciences since March 15, 1979 in the Department of General Biology.
75. Сиреневый сад Л.А. Колесникова
The Lilac Garden is a park located in the Eastern Administrative District of Moscow between Lilac Boulevard and Shchelkovskoye Highway. The Lilac Garden is an object of cultural heritage of regional significance - a monument of landscape art, and is also included in the specially protected area of the Izmailovsky Park of Culture and Recreation of Moscow. The area of the park "Lilac Garden" is 7 hectares. Working hours: 6:00-23:00.
76. Дом культуры имени С.М. Зуева
The Zuev House of Culture is a building of the House of Culture in Moscow, located on Lesnaya Street; One of the most striking and famous monuments of constructivism in the world. It was built in 1927-1929 by architect Ilya Golosov and named after Sergei Zuev, a participant in the 1905 revolution, a mechanic of the tram fleet. On the territory of the Palace of Culture there are theaters, including "Quartet I", "Another Theater".
77. Bunker 42 -Tagansky Protected Command Point
The Cold War Museum (Moscow) or Bunker GO-42, also known as "facility-02" (1947), CHZ-293 (1951), CHZ-572 (1953), and GO-42 (from 1980), and now Exhibition Complex Bunker-42, is a once-secret military complex, bunker, communication center in Moscow, Russia, near the underground Moscow Metro station Taganskaya. It has an area of 7,000 square metres (75,000 sq ft) and is situated at a depth of 65 metres (213 ft) below ground.
78. Н. Хикмету
Mehmed Nâzım Ran, commonly known as Nâzım Hikmet, was a Turkish poet, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, director, and memoirist. He was acclaimed for the "lyrical flow of his statements". Described as a "romantic communist" and a "romantic revolutionary", he was repeatedly arrested for his political beliefs and spent much of his adult life in prison or in exile. His poetry has been translated into more than 50 languages.
79. Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya
The Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya is one of Moscow's Seven Sisters, skyscrapers built in the early 1950s in the Stalinist neoclassical style. Stalinist neoclassical architecture mixes the Russian neoclassical style with the style of American skyscrapers of the 1930s. A main element of Stalinist neoclassicism is its use of socialist realism art. The hotel, completed in 1954, was designed to be the finest luxury hotel in Moscow.
80. Э. М. Генделю
Emmanuil Mendelevich (Matveyevich) Gendel was a Soviet civil engineer, a major specialist in moving and straightening buildings, and a technologist of restoration work. He is known for his work on the relocation of buildings on Gorky Street in Moscow, the straightening of minarets in Samarkand and bell towers in Yaroslavl and Bolshiye Vyazyomy. Professor (1973), Honored Worker of Science and Technology of the RSFSR (1973).
81. ступа преумножения счастья и добродетели
The Stupa of Enlightenment of the Tubden Shedublin Memorial Complex is a religious building erected on the territory of the future Buddhist temple complex Tubden Shedublining in Moscow, which will become part of the Spiritual and Educational Complex of Russian Traditional Religions in Otradnoye. This is a capital three-level structure with a height of about 15 meters, built for year-round, but episodic religious worship.
82. Big Clay №4
Big Clay No.4 is a sculpture by Swiss artist Ulse Fisher, showing the behavior of creation, creation and transformation. It was exhibited in 2013-2014 in New York (2015) and Florence (2017). It was installed in front of the entrance complex on Moscow's Borotnaya embankment in August 2021 shortly before the opening of the HPP-2 Cultural House, a centre for contemporary art, prompting extremely controversial evaluations.
83. Money Museum
The Museum of Money is a private Moscow museum dedicated to the history of money in Russia and the world. It was created in 2011 on the initiative of financier Alexander Plushenko, the exposition was based on his private collection, numbering by 2010 about 1500 exhibits from more than 200 countries of the world. It is located on the ground floor of the river shipping company building in the park of the River Station.
84. Храм Тихвинской иконы Божией Матери
The Church of the Tikhvin Icon of the Mother of God in Alekseevsky is an Orthodox church in Moscow, consecrated in 1680 in honor of the Tikhvin Icon of the Mother of God. It belongs to the Trinity Deanery of the Moscow Diocese. It was built on the territory of the royal estate of Alekseevsky at the Travel Palace of Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich, dismantled at the beginning of the XIX century. The temple was never closed.
85. The Yesenin Museum of Moscow
The Moscow State Museum of Sergei Yesenin is a museum dedicated to the life and work of the poet Sergei Yesenin. It is located in the house number 24 on Bolshoy Strochenovsky Lane, where the poet lived and was registered from 1911 to 1918. The building was badly damaged during a fire in 1992, but was rebuilt in 1994. The opening of the museum took place in 1995 in honor of the 100th anniversary of the poet's birth.
86. People's Friendship Fountain
The Fontan "Friend of Narods" is the main fountain and one of the main symbols of VDNH. It was created for the opening of VDNH in 1954 according to the project of Konstantin Topuridze and Grigory Konstantinovsky. It is located on the Central Alley, on the Peoples' Friendship Square, next to the Main Pavilion. The fountain has been closed for restoration since the beginning of autumn 2018, reopened in April 2019.
87. Дом Г. А. Тарасова
The house of G. A. Tarasov in Moscow at 30/1 Spiridonovka Street is a city estate designed in 1909 and built in 1909-1912 by I. V. Zholtovsky with the participation of I. I. Nivinsky, E. E. Lanceray and V. P. Trofimov. An architectural monument, an object of cultural heritage, the first completed work of Zholtovsky in the spirit of the Italian Renaissance, which the architect followed until the end of his life.
88. Felix Dzerzhinsky
The Monument to Felix Dzerzhinsky, also known by the nickname Iron Felix, commemorates Felix Dzerzhinsky, Bolshevik revolutionary and head of the first two Soviet state-security organizations, the Cheka and the OGPU. The monument, designed by Grigory Zakharov and incorporating a statue of Dzerzhinsky sculpted by Yevgeny Vuchetich, was erected on Dzerzhinsky Square, Moscow in 1958, next to the Lubyanka Building.
89. The First Courtiers' Quarters
The Cavalier Buildings is the conventional name of three buildings that are part of the palace building complex of the Tsaritsyn Palace and Park Ensemble. Built according to the projects and under the leadership of Vasily Bazhenov during the creation of the suburban residence of Catherine II near Moscow. The Third Cavalier Building was erected in 1776-1779; The Second and First Cavalier Corps - in 1784-1785.
90. Большой Московский Государственный цирк
The Bolshoi Moskovsky Circus is the largest circus in Europe, located in Moscow at the intersection of Vernadsky Avenue and Lomonosov Prospekt. The building was built under the guidance of architect Yakov Belopolsky. The circus was opened in 1971. It has a system of five quick-changing arenas. In the backstage part there is a separate rehearsal arena. The auditorium of the circus accommodates 3400 people.
91. И. Э. Грабарю
Igor Emmanuilovich Grabar was a Russian post-impressionist painter, publisher, restorer and historian of art. Grabar, descendant of a wealthy Rusyn family, was trained as a painter by Ilya Repin in Saint Petersburg and by Anton Ažbe in Munich. He reached his peak in painting in 1903–1907 and was notable for a peculiar divisionist painting technique bordering on pointillism and his rendition of snow.
92. Дом-музей Щепкина
The Museum of Mikhail Shepkin's Former Residence is a memorial museum dedicated to the life and activities of actor Mikhail Shepkin. It is located in a two-story wooden manor during a fire in 1812. In 2009, it opened as a branch of the Alexei Bahrushin National Central Theatre Museum. The exhibition consists of real objects, personal documents, and furniture and artworks related to the actors' lives.
93. Н. Гастелло
The Gastello memorial is a memorial dedicated to the famous pilot of the Great Patriotic War, Hero of the Soviet Union, Nikolai Frantsevich Gastello, who died on the fourth day of the war, directing his plane to a column of fascist tanks. The monument was erected in 1985 in Moscow, at the beginning of Gastello Street, near its intersection with Rusakovskaya Street. Sculptor Boris Alekseevich Machkov.
94. М. Г. Ефремову
Lieutenant General Mikhail Grigoryevich Yefremov was a Soviet military commander. He took part in the October Revolution, joined the Russian Communist Party (b) in 1919, and became a division commander in 1921. He also became a military advisor to the National Government of China in 1928. During World War II, he commanded the Central Front in August 1941, and the Soviet 33rd Army from October 1941.
95. В. Г. Короленко
Vladimir Galaktionovich Korolenko was a Ukrainian-born Russian writer, journalist, human rights activist and humanitarian of Ukrainian and Polish origin. His best-known work include the short novel The Blind Musician (1886), as well as numerous short stories based upon his experience of exile in Siberia. Korolenko was a strong critic of the Tsarist regime and in his final years of the Bolsheviks.
96. И. С. Попову
Ivan Semyonovich Popov (1888-1964) was a Soviet livestock technician, researcher of feed resources of the USSR, nutritional value of feed products and issues of feeding farm animals. Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor of the Moscow Agricultural Academy named after K. A. Timiryazev, Academician of the Academy of Agricultural Sciences. Organizer of the first feeding department in the USSR.
97. Софья Ивановна Блювштейн
Sofia Ivanovna Blyuvshtein, was a female con artist who lived in the Russian Empire and was eventually convicted of theft. She committed several carefully planned robberies, and was eventually captured and exiled to the Sakhalin penal colony. She became the basis of several books and films, in which she is romanticized as a Robin Hood figure, who never killed, and who stole only from the rich.
98. Московский областной государственный театр кукол
The Moscow Regional State Puppet Theatre (MOGTK) is one of the oldest itinerant puppet theatres in Russia. It was organized in 1933 at the Moscow Regional House of Artistic Education of Children by the famous director and playwright Viktor Alexandrovich Schwemberger, an associate of prominent figures of the Russian puppet theater - Sergei Obraztsov, Yevgeny Demmeni, Nina Simonovich-Efimova.
99. Ruins Grotto
The Italian Grotto is a memorial and decorative structure in the Alexander Garden at the foot of the Middle Arsenal Tower of the Moscow Kremlin. The grotto was designed by architect Osip Bove in 1821 in memory of the Moscow destruction of 1812. The building got its name - "Ruins" - due to the fact that during its construction the wreckage of buildings destroyed by French troops was used.
100. Museum of Soviet arcade machines
The Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines is a private historical interactive museum that keeps a collection of arcade machines that were produced in the USSR from the mid-1970s. April 13, 2007 is considered to be the foundation day of the museum. Visitors of the museum are given 15-kopeck coins at the entrance to get the arcade machines started. The ticket price also includes an excursion.
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